22 days in Utah Itinerary

22 days in Utah Itinerary

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22 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Stuttgart
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Salt Lake City
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Moab
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Bluff
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Bryce
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Kanab
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Zion National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Stuttgart

3
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Get out of town with these interesting Salt Lake City side-trips: Park City (Deer Valley Resort & Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square, get a sense of history and politics at Utah State Capitol, take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Utah.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Salt Lake City route planner.

Stuttgart, Germany to Salt Lake City is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Stuttgart to Salt Lake City due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Stuttgart in September; daily highs in Salt Lake City reach 32°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Park City
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 14:
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Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon
Room Escape Games

4
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Explore Moab's surroundings by going to Mesa Arch (in Canyonlands National Park) and Delicate Arch (in Arches National Park). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Arches National Park, take a memorable tour with Tours, explore the striking landscape at Turret Arch, and skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Moab road trip planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Salt Lake City to Moab in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Bluff.

Things to do in Moab

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Arches National Park, Mesa Arch
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 18:
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park

3
nights
Bluff

Bluff is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Juan County, Utah, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Bluff side-trips: Muley Point Overlook (in Mexican Hat) and Monument Valley (Horseback Riding Tours, Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, & more). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Bluff Fort Historic Site, cruise along Moki Dugway, explore the different monuments and memorials at Pioneer Cemetery, and don't miss a visit to Cow Canyon Trading Post.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bluff online attractions planner .

Getting from Moab to Bluff by car takes about 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Bryce.

Things to do in Bluff

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Monument Valley, Moki Dugway, Muley Point Overlook
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 21:
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Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Muley Point Overlook ©
Muley Point Overlook

3
nights
Bryce

Bryce ©
Get out of town with these interesting Bryce side-trips: Highway 12 Scenic Byway (in Torrey) and Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area (in Escalante).

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bryce online itinerary builder .

Getting from Bluff to Bryce by car takes about 5.5 hours. Traveling from Bluff in September, things will get little chillier in Bryce: highs are around 24°C and lows about 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kanab.

Things to do in Bryce

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Bryce Canyon National Park, Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area, Highway 12 Scenic Byway
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 24:
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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

2
nights
Kanab

Kanab ©
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. On the 25th (Fri), hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, then identify plant and animal life at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, then take an in-depth tour of Kanab Heritage House Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Kanab Heritage Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Squaw Trail, then take in breathtaking views at Nautilus Rock, and then admire the majestic nature at Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kanab trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bryce to Kanab takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Bryce in September, expect Kanab to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks Tours Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 26:
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Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park ©
Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park
Photography Tours
Kanab Heritage House Museum ©
Kanab Heritage House Museum

5
nights
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Explore Zion National Park's surroundings by going to Cedar Breaks National Monument Visitor Center (in Cedar City) and Springdale (Canyoning & Rappelling Tours & David J West Gallery). Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows, take in breathtaking views at Zion's Main Canyon, cruise along Zion Shuttle, and explore and take pictures at Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Kanab to Zion National Park in 2 hours. September in Zion National Park sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Springdale, Cedar Breaks National Monument Visitor Center
Find places to stay Sep 26 — Oct 1:
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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